This weeks exercise is the cat cow also know as cat camel. Cat cow is a beginner exercise that focuses on your abs, upper back and hips. It is great for mobility and flexibility and doesn't need any equipment.
How to do the cat cow:
On all fours, hands under shoulders, knees under hips.
Feet hip-width apart, toes tucked under.
Shoulders relaxed. Neutral spine. Eyes focused on the floor. Slightly bent elbows.
Take a deep breath in, as you breathe out draw shoulder blades down and together.
Press hands into the floor. Lift chin and slowly arch back.
As you inhale tuck chin into the chest.
Round spine and expanding the rib cage.
Tips for cat cow:
Avoid moving too quickly through the movement. Focus on moving in a slow and controlled manner.
Be sure to pull your abs in tight to brace your core throughout the exercise.
I hope this how-to has helped you and you will try the cat cow in one of your workouts or stretching routines real soon.
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